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Spring breakers flock to the sandy shores of South Padre every March.  YinYang iStockphoto.com

Chain resorts are found along the island's coast.  Richard Stockton Getty Images

This small town on Laguna Madre is home to several museums, shops and seafood restaurants. Marcelina1982 Getty Images

The Christ of the Fisherman statue is found in the southern end of the Isla Blanca Park Marc Rohde Flickr

There are almost as many seagulls in SPI as there are spring breakers.  Garal Lifestyle Photography Getty Images

When the kids tire of building sandcastles at the beach, beat the heat at Schlitterbahn Waterpark. Courtesy Schlitterbahn Waterparks

Constructed in 1852 to guide ships safely through the Laguna Madre, the Port Isabel Lighthouse is now a part of the Port Isabel Museums complex. Arinahabich Getty Images

You can learn all about these friendly animals and others at the Dolphin Research & Sealife Nature Center. The Pug Father Flickr

The Laguna Madre Nature Trail is a great spot for bird-watching.  Bob Balestri Getty Images

Sea Turtle, Inc. uses interactive exhibits to help kids learn to identify different types of turtles. Sea Turtle, Inc.

Sunrise is probably the most quiet — thanks to sleeping spring breakers — and beautiful time on SPI.  Richard Barrow Getty Images

Alligators are occassionally spotted on the island, so be extra cautious because you don't want to end up as lunch.  Cletus Lee Flickr

SPI is home to some pretty incredible wildlife like this little guy here.  Arinahabich Getty Images

Get up close and personal with the turtles of Sea Turtle, Inc.  Fogel's Focus Flickr

South Padre Island Morning picture in South Padre Island
Welcome to South Padre picture in South Padre Island
Port Isabel Sand picture in South Padre Island
El Cristo de los Pescadores picture in South Padre Island
Seagulls picture in South Padre Island
Schlitterbahn Waterpark picture in South Padre Island
Port Isabel Lighthouse picture in South Padre Island
Dolphin Surfing picture in South Padre Island
A Regular of the Laguna Madre Trail picture in South Padre Island
Sea Turtle, Inc. picture in South Padre Island
South Padre Sunrise picture in South Padre Island
Gator Sightings picture in South Padre Island
Jellyfish  picture in South Padre Island
Turtle Time picture in South Padre Island

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